Jersey beekeepers fear Asian hornet fight is being lost

Sobering news from Jersey where beekeepers are saying they are losing the fight against Asian hornets despite a taskforce formed between the Jersey Beekeepers Association and Environment officers who have been tracking hornets to locate and destroy their nests. The invasive insects destroyed seven hives in St Lawrence this week. John de Carteret, who is … Continue reading Jersey beekeepers fear Asian hornet fight is being lost

Confirmed sighting of an Asian hornet in Lancashire

The National Bee Unit has confirmed a sighting of a single Asian hornet in Lancashire. More information can be found in the Defra Press release: https://www.gov.uk/government/news/asian-hornet-identified-in-lancashire Further guidance on the Asian hornet can be found on the Asian hornet pages of BeeBase including an Asian hornet ID sheet and Asian hornet poster . We have written a monitoring trap for … Continue reading Confirmed sighting of an Asian hornet in Lancashire